Saturday, August 3, 2013

Coupon Lingo

SS-Smart Source
Red Plum
Proctor and Gamble
CSM-Customer Service Manager
DND-Do not Double
ETS-Excludes Travel/Trial Size
OOP-Out of Pocket
MQ/MF-Manufacturer's Coupon
When you Buy
Money Maker
No longer Available
Buy one Get one Free
Stacking Coupons-
Using a Store coupon with a MQ
Transaction-each time you make an entire purchase
Doubling Coupons-some stores double coupons up to a certain limit, most common ones are $-.50, $0.99, and $1.00. (Sunshine Foods doubles up to $0.50)
 Catalina-a coupon printed out at the register after purchasing certain products (Hy-Vee, Target, Walgreens)
Peelie-a coupon that is stuck to a product
Tearpad-MQ placed by a product but can be used at any store (Fareway, Dollar General)
Blinkies-machines with blinking lights that release coupons (Fareway, Dollar General)

Coupon Limits
Limit 1 coupon per purchase-each item you get off a store shelf is a purchase, so 1 coupon for each item
Limit 1 coupon per transaction-you are only able to use 1 of that same coupon when you are buying the item (some coupons say limit 1, 2, or 4, some don't limit at all)